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disyllable

[dahy-sil-uh-buh l, dahy-sil-, di-] /ˈdaɪˌsɪl ə bəl, daɪˈsɪl-, dɪ-/
noun
1.
a word of two syllables.
Also, dissyllable.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; di-1 + syllable; compare Greek disýllabos of two syllables; variant dissyllable has ss < Middle French dissilabe
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British Dictionary definitions for disyllable

dissyllable

/dɪˈsɪləbəl; ˈdɪsˌsɪl-; ˈdaɪsɪl-/
noun
1.
(grammar) a word of two syllables
Derived Forms
dissyllabic (ˌdɪsɪˈlæbɪk; ˌdɪssɪ-; ˌdaɪ-), disyllabic (ˌdaɪsɪˈlæbɪk; ˌdɪ-) adjective

disyllable

/ˈdaɪsɪləbəl; dɪˈsɪl-/
noun
1.
a variant of dissyllable
Derived Forms
disyllabic (ˌdaɪsɪˈlæbɪk; ˌdɪ-) adjective
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